Tracy McKnight

Tracy McKnightTracy McKnight is Vice President, Creative, Film, TV & Visual Media at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI). Beyond leading the day-to-day functions of BMI’s Film, TV & Visual Media department, McKnight helps identify and sign new affiliates, nurtures relationships with existing affiliates, and develops programs and events that promote the creative work of BMI composers. She reports directly to BMI Executive Vice President, Creative & Licensing, Mike Steinberg, and is based out of Los Angeles.

Prior to McKnight joining BMI in 2023, she spent more than two decades as an esteemed creative executive and award-winning music supervisor with over 170 film and TV credits to date. Most recently, she oversaw the film score acquisition department at Wise Publishing and secured music assets for many projects including the hit documentary Rebel Hearts and award-winning films such as Sean Penn’s Flag Day, for which she won a Hollywood Music & Media Award (HMMA) in music supervision, and The World to Come, which garnered an Ivor Novello Award for her collaboration with composer Daniel Blumberg. Previously, McKnight was the head of film music at Lionsgate, overseeing projects like The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. She has collaborated with the likes of Mychael Danna, Harry Gregson-Williams, James Newton Howard and Rachel Portman, among many other composers. Additionally, McKnight has been nominated for ten Guild of Music Supervisors Awards and won for her work on the critically acclaimed documentary Halston. Her recent projects include Ray Romano’s directorial debut, Somewhere in Queens (Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions), the Donna Summer documentary, Love to Love You Baby (HBO/Polygram Entertainment) and Rebecca Miller’s romantic comedy, She Came to Me (Protagonist Pictures), the latter two of which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2023.

McKnight is a past board member of Women in Film, was a member of the TV Academy Music Peer Group Executive Committee and served for two years as the Vice President of the Guild of Music Supervisors. She has been an advisor to the Sundance Film Festival/Institute in addition to co-programming their annual concert “A Celebration of Music in Film.”